Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

BUS 210 - Principles of Management

Course Description

This course is designed to present the functions and responsibilities of middle-management positions.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Review the historical development of management theories and relate them to current management thought.
Use the planning process to accomplish both personal and organizational goals.
Explain the importance of and the procedure for organizing the workplace and defining tasks, responsibilities and relationships.
Describe the staffing process of recruitment, placement, training and development of organization members.
Identify the leadership and motivational traits and qualities necessary to accomplish organizational goals.
Discuss the tools and techniques used in the control process.
Analyze the decision-making and problem-solving methods that managers use.
Assess how the social, technological, economic and political/legal forces affect managers.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: BUS 100